Anthony de Francisci, Midland Utilities Medal, 1928, lead, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Anthony de Francisci, 1966.51.49
Anthony de Francisci designed a medal for the Midland Utilities Company to commemorate employees who had saved lives. In this cast lead artist’s sample the nude figures evoke the vulnerability of those who worked on behalf of others, often in dangerous weather conditions.
Midland Utilities Medal
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2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm) diam.
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
Gift of Mrs. Anthony de Francisci
- Allegory – arts and sciences – industry
- Figure group – male – nude
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